Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Cheney Attack Reaction
Democrats in Congress are condemning the Taliban's attempt Monday to assassinate Vice President Cheney in Afghanistan. It's not that they didn't like the idea; they just wanted to be notified in advance so they could look concerned.

Stocks Come Back a Bit
After the 416-point selloff on the Dow, stocks rebounded a bit Wednesday. Experts say investors are still recovering from the shock of Anna Nicole Smith's death.

Charles on McDonald's
Prince Charles is suggesting that McDonald's be banned in order to improve eating habits worldwide. It's not clear if the Prince is really in favor of better nutrition, or whether this is a result of his longstanding political differences with Mayor McCheese.

Israeli Rape Case
Bedouin suspects in a serial rape case in Israel say they committed the crimes as revenge for actions by the Israeli army... although it's not clear how raping camels hurts the Israeli army.

Drug Dealing Principal
A middle school principal in Pennsylvania has been charged with dealing crystal meth. In his defense, the principal says he only sold drugs to the kids who had a hall pass.

Airbus Layoffs
Jet maker Airbus says it will cut 10,000 jobs over the next four years. The laid-off workers are expected to find new jobs handling the angry crowds at the JetBlue terminal at JFK airport.


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